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Second otter attack reported in less than a month in Northland

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Forget pesky mosquitoes or black bears. It's angry otters that are

chasing visitors out of the woods in northern Minnesota.

In less than a month, unusually aggressive otters have attacked two Twin Cities women swimming in Northland lakes about 60 miles apart. They're two of the three attacks reported to the state in the past three months, puzzling experts who say otters generally are meek, playful creatures.

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